Meeting MSPs with #ArtUnlocks
This summer our #ArtUnlocks campaign is all about getting MSPs out to see what our members do every day: creating and support amazing art, that makes a real contribution to our communities.
Here are five easy ways to get involved:
1. Invite your MSP
Ask your local MSP to come and see you at work, if you are an artist, or to visit a gallery, workshop or event that you are involved in. Even a visit to their office or a visit to your studio or office, if you don’t have an active programme right now. You can use writetothem or find out more about your MSP and their contact details here
Use our template to pop into an email or even send by snail mail. Feel free to personalise it and remember to add your name and address so your MP will know that you are one of their constituents.
Check out our key themes to see what we are saying about how contemporary art contributes in communities across Scotland. Find out more about your MSP’s interests and expertise. You can find out about the committees they sit in or their work in parliament. You might link your work to a policy area that your MSP is interested in.
Once you have made initial contact with your MSP, let us know here.
2. Ask SCAN for help
We can contact your MSP, phone their constituency office, support your visit, and help share. In some cases, we might be able to offer support with press or photography.
Get in touch with us here.
3. Share on social media
4. Show support for the campaign
Use the #ArtUnlocks hashtag on social and tag us, and share the visual identity on your literature and online, to show you are part of the campaign. Download our visual assets here. You can print our #ArtUnlocks poster
Order your Art Unlocks badges to share with your visitors and to wear to promote the campaign. Contact us to let us know how many you would like.
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